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February 22 is the 53rd day of every year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 312 days remaining, 313 in leap years.
1300 BC-AD 1899
2000-2099 2002 - A MH-47E Chinook helicopter crashes into the ocean near the Philippines killing all 10 aboard.
up to 1699
1700-1899 1732 - George Washington, first President of the United States (d. 1799) (Note: February 11 in the Julian Calendar that was then still in use) 1778 - Rembrandt Peale, artist 1788 - Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher (d. 1860) 1796 - Lambert Adolphe Jacques Quetelet, mathematician (d. 1874) 1810 - Frédéric Chopin, Polish composer (d. 1849) 1817 - Carl Wilhelm Borchardt, mathematician 1819 - James Russell Lowell, poet and essayist (d. 1891) 1839 - Francis Pharcellus Church, American editor and publisher (d. 1906) 1840 - August Bebel, politician (d. 1913) 1849 - Nikolay Yakovlevich Sonin, Russian mathematician (d 1915) 1857 - Lord Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the Scouting movement (d. 1941) 1857 - Heinrich Hertz, German physicist (d. 1894) 1878 - Walter Ritz, Swiss physicist (d. 1909) 1880 - Frigyes Riesz, mathematician 1889 - Lady Olave Baden-Powell GBE (nee Soames) Chief Girl Guide (d. 1977) 1892 - Edna St. Vincent Millay, writer (d. 1950) 1899 - Dwight Frye, actor (d. 1943) 1899 - Dechko Uzunov, painter (d. 1986)
1900-1999 1900 - Luis Buñuel, film director (d. 1983) 1903 - Morley Callaghan, Canadian writer (d. 1990) 1903 - Frank Plumpton Ramsey, mathematician (d. 1903) 1907 - Sheldon Leonard, actor, writer, director, producer 1907 - Robert Young, actor (d. 1998) 1908 - John Mills, actor 1926 - Kenneth Williams, actor (d. 1988) 1927 - Guy Mitchell, singer 1932 - Edward Kennedy, politician and brother of John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy 1934 - Sparky Anderson, Baseball Hall of Fame manager 1941 - Hipólito Mejía, former President of the Dominican Republic (2000-2004) 1944 - Jonathan Demme, director, Robert Kardashian, Lawyer for O. J. Simpson 1949 - Niki Lauda, Formula One driver 1950 - Julius Erving, Basketball Hall of Famer 1950 - Miou-Miou, actress 1950 - Julie Walters, actress 1959 - Kyle MacLachlan, actor 1962 - Steve Irwin, Australian herpetologist and TV personality ( The Crocodile Hunter) 1963 - Vijay Singh, golfer 1966 - Brian Andrew Greig, statesman 1967 - Alf Poier, Austrian comedian 1968 - Jeri Ryan, actress 1975 - Drew Barrymore, actress 1982 - Jenna Haze, erotic actress
Deaths 965 - Odo of Paris, Duke of Burgundy 1512 - Amerigo Vespucci, explorer (b. 1454) 1875 - Sir Charles Lyell, geologist (b. 1797) 1901 - George Francis FitzGerald, mathematician 1903 - Hugo Wolf, composer (b. 1860) 1943 - Hans Scholl and Sophie Scholl, founders of the German resistance group White Rose 1961 - Nick LaRocca, jazz musician (b. 1889) 1965 - Felix Frankfurter, justice of the United States Supreme Court (b. 1882) 1968 - Peter Arno, cartoonist 1976 - Angela Baddeley, actress & sister of Hermione Baddeley (b. 1904) 1976 - Florence Ballard, singer with The Supremes (b. 1943) 1983 - Sir Adrien Boult, English conductor (b. 1889) 1984 - Jessamyn West, writer (b. 1902) 1987 - Andy Warhol, artist, director, writer (b. 1928) 1994 - Papa John Creech, musician 2000 - Fernando Buesa, Basque politician (b. 1946) 2002 - Chuck Jones, animator (b. 1912) 2002 - Jonas Savimbi, Angolan rebel leader (b. 1934) 2003 - Kurt Gscheidle, politician
Holidays and observances
February 21 - February 23 - January 22 - March 22 -- listing of all days
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Today in History: February 22 (824 words)
George Washington, the first president of the United States, was born on February 22, 1732.
On February 14, 1790, Lear wrote that the President's "birth day" was on the 11th of February Old Style, referring to the Julian Calendar.
Tobias Lear to Clement Biddle, February 14, 1790.
SchiavoÂ’s Feeding Tube May Be Removed Feb 22 (548 words)
CLEARWATER, Florida, February 10, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) Â– The life of brain-disabled Terri Schiavo may be nearing its end if the wishes of her estranged husband are fulfilled by the courts.
That could happen as soon as February 22, the date of a final hearing to decides if Michael Schiavo will be permitted to remove her feeding tube, thereby starving and dehydrating her to death.
Meanwhile, a coalition of Christian organizations has announced a nationwide campaign to save the life of Terri Schiavo should her feeding and hydration tube be removed.
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